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Biography of: Rian O. Shea 

Sergeant, City of Mulberry 


  • Certified Public Manager, Florida State University-2010
  • Master of Public Administration, Troy State University-2003
  • Criminal Justice Academy, Polk Community College-1999
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology, Florida Southern College-1998


  • Governor’s Hurricane Conference
  • Instructor Techniques
  • Tactical Leadership & Incident Mgmt.
  • Firearms Instructor
  • Legal/Liability Management for SWAT
  • Dignitary Protection
  • Management of a Small L.E. Agency
  • Advanced Practical Homicide
  • Middle Management
  • D.E.A. Narcotics School
  • Street Training Sergeant
  • L.E.O. Ethical Issues
  • Crisis Intervention Training
  • Line Supervision
  • Effective Supervisory Practices
  • Street/Detective Training Instructor
  • Advanced S.W.A.T. School
  • Basic S.W.A.T. School

Professional Experience:


  • Mulberry Station Sergeant
  • SWAT Team - Squad Leader
  • Mulberry Police Department - Interim Police Chief
  • West Division PROCAP Sergeant
  • Southeast and Central District Patrol Sergeant


  • Southeast District PROCAP Unit
  • Homicide Unit
  • Tactical Drug Unit
  • Intelligence/Gang Unit

Community/Civic Affiliations:

  • 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus
  • American Cancer Society, Relay for Life participant
  • National Police Parade on Aquidneck Island participant

Awards & Recognition:

  • Medal of Valor / Commendation
  • Honorable Mention / Gang Unit of the Year from Florida Gang Investigator’s Association & recipient of the Frederic Milton Thrasher Award for Superior Accomplishments